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mining

(mi'ning) [ME]
1. The extraction of useful information from a database. Synonym: data mining
2. The extraction from the earth of materials with industrial value, such as coal, silver, or gold. Miners are exposed to various occupational disorders, including respiratory diseases (e.g., pneumoconiosis), allergies, and traumatic injuries.

data mining

Mining (1).
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I think it was about three years ago we didn't have any holes under 1,800 m below surface, that's where our reserves had cut off, but we knew the ore body seemed to continue.
The drilling intersected quartz-sulphide structures of similar appearance to those seen in the main Perseverance ore body.
In April and May of 2007, underground lateral work will begin with three horizontal drifts out to the ore body situated about 250 to 500 metres east of the main shaft.
The first lift for a near vertical ore body should be approximately 600 m (2,000 feet).
We find that because the signal consists of diffractions with a moveout of the background velocity, which are hence parallel to the first breaks, it becomes essentially impossible to separate this signal from the latter when the ore body is shallow.
Western Areas' ore body contains a mineable ore reserve of over 58m ounces.
Reserves: Inferred Resources of the new ore body in full make 100 thous.
The Ranger 3 Deeps ore body is located adjacent to ERA's Pit 3, which is nearing the end of its operating life.
A flatly dipping ore body may be mined using Blasthole when the height of ore exceeds 100 feet (30m); otherwise, it is mined Room and Pillar.
Since, by definition, reserves are those parts of the total ore body resources that are above a mine's economic cut-off grade or pay limit, Mr Clay argues that there should not be differences in gold reserve ounces throughout the world.
88% zinc to a depth of 365 metres where it was believed that the ore body terminated against the shallowly dipping upper contact of a batholith.